Sellafield workers prepare for industrial strike

Sellafield workers are getting ready to hold an industrial action ballot in a dispute over pay. Unite and GMB members in the nuclear reprocessing plant will hold the ballot over a 1.5 percent payoffer that’s been enforced by management. GMB intends to ballot its 3,000 members, asserting Sellafield has ignored repeated requests for talks. Its ballot starts on Monday, August 14 and will close on Monday. Unite’s shop stewards decided at a meeting last Friday to proceed with the union’s 2,000 members’ ballot in the site. Members can anticipate ballot…

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